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Joseph Sydney Yorke
(1768-1831)

Joseph Sydney Yorke was born in London on 6 Jun 1768 and died on 5 May 1831 when he drowned after the yacht he was a passenger in foundered during a squall. He served in the Royal Navy.

Sons who served as naval officers: Charles Philip Yorke

Honors:

Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (KCB) on 2 Jan 1815

Ranks:

Entered Navy (1780)
Lt (1789)
Cdr (1790)
Capt (1793)
RAdm B (1810)
RAdm W (1812)
RAdm R (1813)
Adm B (1830)

Ship Ranks:

Captain on the Circe from 4 Feb 1793 to Jul 1794
Captain on the Stag from Jul 1794 to Feb 1800
Captain on the Jason from Feb 1800 to 1801
Captain on the Canada from May 1801 to May 1802

Notes:

MAR: DOB/POB

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